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*We also have volunteer positions open for both Receptionists and RNs. For more information on either of these opportunities, email valerie@realoptions.net.

Lead Patient Services Advocate

The Lead Patient Services Advocate is responsible for consultations with RealOptions patients. Through intervention, the Lead Advocate provides accurate information on all options available to women, men, and families facing unplanned pregnancy. Respect, encouragement, and honesty are key attributes of this position.

Qualifications

  • Has knowledge of scripture pertaining to the sanctity of human life, forgiveness
    and salvation.
  • Has advanced knowledge of pregnancy, fetal development, abortion risks
    and procedures, and adoption.
  • Has completed the Discover RealOptions class as well as on-the-job training.
  • Respects and maintains confidentiality.
  • Has a sincere desire to reach out to women and their families in unplanned pregnancies, especially the abortion-vulnerable and abortion-minded.
  • Spanish speaking is a plus.

Duties

  • Providing intervention consultations for patients facing unplanned pregnancy
    in an atmosphere of warmth and love.
  • Providing accurate, truthful information on each available option of pregnancy as
    delineated in the Policies and Procedures.
  • Encourage return consultation sessions with the patient’s parents if needed and/or boyfriend/husband whenever possible. Refers men to a male Patient Advocate.
  • Makes appropriate referrals including a clinic or doctor referral for every patient as needed.
  • Provides patients with timely, thorough follow-up.

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Candidates please email your resume with a cover letter and references to Valerie Hill, CEO, RealOptions, valerie@realoptions.net.

We thank all applicants for their interest, but wish to advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted by email. No phone calls please.

Patient Services Receptionist

Under the general direction of the Patient Services Manager/Supervisor, the receptionist provides clerical, general accounting and administrative support to RealOptions and its health care/counseling personnel.

Qualifications

  • A high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Demonstrates acceptable basic skills of oral and written communication.
  • Demonstrates ability to interact with the public in a pleasant, helpful and professional manner.
  • Expresses full agreement with RealOptions’ Statement of Principle, Purpose and Faith.
  • Respects confidentiality.
  • Has a desire to reach out to women and families in unplanned pregnancies especially the abortion-vulnerable and abortion-minded.

Responsibilities

A. Patient Care

  1. Provides warmth and hospitality to patients and visitors; offers water.
  2. Acts as communication liaison between patients and health care staff.
  3. Initiates and helps maintain patient-related paperwork.
  4. Assists with client admission, transfer and discharge process.
  5. Assists Medical Director, Director of Nursing/Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Manager, and other clinic staff with various assigned tasks.
  6. Answers telephones following telephone protocol.
  7. Receives donations and gives tax receipts.
  8. General accounting and cashier duties, data entry, collecting payments, receipting, cash balancing, reporting, record keeping and statistics.
  9. Maintains care through efficient use and handling of equipment, facilities and supplies.
  10. Attend In-Service development meetings.
  11. Prays with staff.
  12. Ensures front lobby is neat and clean.
  13. Calls to remind patients one day before their appointments.
  14. Makes appointments and checks online appointment requests.

B. Additional tasks for Prenatal Clinic ONLY

  1. Collect Patient ID for file.
  2. Collect urine sample from client with instructions.
  3. Make return appointment.
  4. Call no-shows to reschedule and complete Patient Advocate follow up slip and place in a mail folder.

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Candidates please email your resume with a cover letter and references to Valerie Hill, CEO, RealOptions, valerie@realoptions.net.

We thank all applicants for their interest, but wish to advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted by email. No phone calls please.

Licensed Nurse (RN) Ultrasound Sonographer

Under the direction of both the Clinic Operations Manager and Nurse Manager, the Licensed Nurse (RN) is responsible for assessing patient needs (physical, emotional, social, and spiritual), planning and performing direct and indirect nursing interventions and evaluating appropriateness and effectiveness of nursing care in providing care for pregnant patients performing an ultrasound examination.

Qualifications

  • Holds a current license in good standing with the California Board of Registered Nurses (RN).
  • Has current CPR certification.
  • Possesses good physical and mental health (annual TB test/flu vaccination/health exam required).
  • Demonstrates competent knowledge of care for STI, obstetrical and women’s health issues.
  • Agrees with the RealOptions’ Statements of Principle, Mission and Faith.
  • Is dependable, stable and capable of following through on commitments.
  • Has a sincere desire to reach out to women and their families in unplanned pregnancies especially the abortion-vulnerable and abortion-minded.
  • Respects confidentiality.
  • Maintains a consistent life-affirming philosophy and would never refer/advise a woman to have an abortion.
  • Completion of the volunteer orientation requirements.

Responsibilities

A. Nursing

  • Gives a concentrated amount of time shadowing  a RN sonographer (as determined by Manager) and observe many ultrasounds prior to practical training.
  • Agrees to complete a concentrated sonography training program with RealOptions associates and be willing to dedicate 10 days of full-time training hours plus travel if needed.
  • Will practice new sonography skills under the supervision of an RN sonographer/Manager until authorized to complete solo ultrasounds.
  • All RN sonographers perform under the Medical Director.
  • Complete all requirements within 1.5 years of Ultrasound training to receive the Golden Certificate of completion.
  • Available and willing to work in all RealOptions clinic locations during hours of operation as scheduled and some weekends.

B.  Patient Care

  • Performance of pregnancy tests and STD/STI testing per clinic protocol.
  • Reviews and/or completes Ultrasound medical history, confirm all consents and patient paperwork completed.
  • Provides medical education on ultrasound procedures, STIs, Abortion pill (RU-486) and pregnancy testing to all patients per clinic protocol.
  • Helps the patient and family develop an understanding of their condition, identifies needs, establishes goals and institutes an appropriate plan for self-care.
  • Provides health education to the patient and family and implements therapeutic care plan.
  • Maintains accurate records, accurate care plans, and implements healthcare discharge summary plan.
  • Provides nursing care that assesses patient needs and makes nursing judgments that reflect safe nursing practices.
  • Demonstrates confidence and is comfortable completing abdominal and vaginal ultrasound examinations.
  • Takes precautionary measures to provide a chaperone as needed.
  • Performs various related tasks such as re-stocking and checking for needed supplies, filling soap dispensers, checking expiration dates on all pertinent items, and notifying Nurse Manager or Clinic Operations Manager  of any discrepancies found. Downloading and filing ultrasound reports, patient lab reports, or other correspondence in their charts per clinic protocol.
  • Ability to assess and perform in the event of an anaphylactic or other emergency situation.
  • Documents manual and/or electronic patient information on specific chart entries in a timely manner.

C. Personal and Staff Development

  • Participates in staff meetings and in-service meetings as directed.
  • Maintains professional licensure.
  • Maintains and improves working knowledge of nursing methods, principles and practices in relationship to prevention and treatment of disease, emergency procedures, safety and infection control, clinical systems, supplies and equipment.
  • Maintains working knowledge of ultrasound techniques and principles and practices of safety/universal precautions.
  • Participates in all fundraising and community outreach events which includes inviting family, friends and church members to join you at these events.
  • Helps to promote all RO events at your church and among your circle of friends. Willing to be a team player to assist or become the volunteer Ambassador at your local church to represent RO throughout the year in various ways as allowed by your pastor (tabling/bulletin announcements/website links, brochures on outreach tables, sharing in small groups, etc.).
  • Attends a Discover RealOptions class prior to or shortly after being hired.
  • Attends and encourages volunteers to attend annual Volunteer Appreciation Dinner.

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Candidates please email your resume with a cover letter and references to Kami Miranda-Halvorsen, RN, MSN Clinic Operations Manager & RN Obstetric Ultrasound Sonographer to Kami@realoptions.net.

We thank all applicants for their interest, but wish to advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted by email. No phone calls please.

Campus Supervisor

The Campus Supervisor is responsible for supporting the Campus Manager and providing leadership for CPST club officers and club members at San Jose State University.

Major Responsibilities:

The major responsibilities of the Campus Supervisor includes, maintaining the Campus Pregnancy Support Team (CPST) as a recognized student group on campus. This includes recruiting new members and assisting club officers with annual planning, marketing, table training, table scheduling, developing and networking with on‐campus resources to assist students who need our help, and organizing club events at San Jose State University. The Campus Supervisor will also be responsible for networking with faculty, student clubs, and community groups to identify engagement opportunities and areas to serve.

Qualifications

  • Neat, organized, and a team player
  • Welcoming to club members, students, faculty, and community
  • Computer literate
  • Agrees with RealOptions' Statement of Principle, Mission, and Faith; Philosophies of Ministry and Service
  • Affinity and compassion for young adults
  • Respect for sanctity of life from conception to grave
  • A.A. degree or pursuing
  • Passionate about serving women who are facing pregnancy decisions
  • Ability and desire to network and do community outreach and promotion of CPST on
    campus
  • Leadership, planning, and volunteer management experience

Duties

  • Supervise Campus Pregnancy Support Team (CPST) at SJSU
    • Tabling at SJSU 2‐3 times per week
    • Maintain Tabling Statistics
    • Maintain CPST Club logistics
      • Club registration on campus through Associated Students
      • Email Account
    • Coordinate & attend club meetings & events
    • Networking, Outreach & Promotion
      • Clubs and student organizations
      • TV, Radio, Newspaper
      • Student Health Center
      • Network with SJSU Dormitories
      • Form relationships with Faculty
      • Recruit student club members
      • Reach out to potential patients on campus
  • Networking, Outreach & Promotion
    • RealOptions Staff
    • High school & College groups
    • Church groups
    • Community groups
  • Assist Campus Manager with social media platforms as needed
  • Attend all RealOptions Events: Discover RealOptions, Ignite Life, Walk For Life, Volunteer Appreciation Dinner
  • Cross‐train as a RealTalk educator for youth and parent presentations as needed

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Candidates please email your resume with a cover letter and references to Abby Ferrero, Campus Manager, abby@realoptions.net.

We thank all applicants for their interest, but wish to advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted by email. No phone calls please.

Contact Info

Admin Office
1671 The Alameda
Suite 101
San Jose, CA 95126
(408) 229-9836

Licensed by the
California Department of Public Health

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